Real Estate


  • Global Fears Sink REITS  Wednesday, 5 Oct 2011 | 5:26 PM ET

    Craig Leupold, Green Street Advisors president discusses the decline in retail REITs due to ongoing concerns in Europe, but cautions investors not to attribute Wednesday's rout to money leaving the REIT space.

  • Cramer: U.S. Markets and Europe  Friday, 30 Sep 2011 | 6:22 PM ET

    Like it or not, U.S. financial markets are inextricably tied to Europe's debt crisis, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer. But there is an escape plan: investors should consider high yielding utilities, REITs, and master limited partnerships, or MLPs. These groups don't trade with Europe and they aren't too exposed to the indices.

  • Commercial REITS: Too Risky?  Friday, 30 Sep 2011 | 3:15 PM ET

    Money has been flowing into commercial REITS this year as an alternative to stocks, but there is risk involved. Hessam Nadji, Marcus & Millichap, and Daniel Alpert, Westwood Capital, discuss the pros and cons.

  • Vanishing Home Buyers  Wednesday, 28 Sep 2011 | 1:33 PM ET

    The data seems promising: mortgage applications are up more than 9% last week and mortgage rates are at their lowest levels since the 1950's. But CNBC's Diana Olick explains why houses still aren't selling.

  • A Check on Housing Recovery  Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 11:43 AM ET

    Housing is probably two years away from signs of recovery. Paul Ballew, Nationwide chief economist, and Adam Leitman Bailey, real estate attorney provide analysis of the U.S. housing market and its recovery.

  • Texas Foreclosure Cash Cow  Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick has the story on foreign investors profiting from the Texas foreclosure market.

  • Latest S&P/Case-Shiller Report  Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 9:13 AM ET

    Maureen Maitland, Standard & Poor's vp of index services discusses the latest housing numbers, which continues to show seasonal strength in home prices.

  • S&P/ Case- Shiller Prices Show Strength  Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 9:01 AM ET

    The S&P/Case Shiller home prices in July show continued seasonal strength in home prices, reports CNBC's Carl Quintanilla & Jim Cramer.

  • New Home Sales Fall  Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 2:50 PM ET

    New home sales slide 2.3% in August from July, with CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Realty Check: Will Builders Bounce?  Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 1:29 PM ET

    New home sales fall to a 6-month low for August. So what's next for builders? CNBC's Diana Olick discusses.

  • Housing Bust or Boom?  Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011 | 7:24 PM ET

    Is the U.S. economy on the brink of recession? Gary Shilling, A. Gary Shilling & Company president weighs in with his economic forecast.

  • Existing Home Sales Jump  Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011 | 4:27 PM ET

    Existing home sales rose 7.7% month to month, up over 18% from a year ago, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Infrastructure, Housing: Path to Recovery?  Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011 | 8:23 AM ET

    John Geanakoplos, Yale University/Ellington Capital Management, explains how infrastructure investments could help stimulate the economy now.

  • Lloyd's of London $1 Billion Loss  Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011 | 2:00 AM ET

    Jonathan Tepper, Chief Editor of Variant Perception and fund manager at Hinde Capital, joined CNBC to discuss Lloyd's of London's $1 Billion Loss.

  • Housing Starts Decline  Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011 | 3:14 PM ET

    Housing starts fell a steeper than expected 5% last month but speculation building appears to be making a comeback, with CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Will Easing Credit Standards Fix Housing?  Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011 | 2:14 PM ET

    A plan to fix the housing crisis that includes access to mortgage credit and trading debt for equity, with Ken Rosen, UC Berkeley Fisher Center for Real Estate chair.

  • Daily Realty Check  Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011 | 11:38 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on a decline in housing starts and an upgrade for PulteGroup.

  • August Housing Starts Down Five Percent  Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011 | 9:19 AM ET

    Shares of home builder Hovananian are down more than sixty percent this year. Ara Hovnanian, Hovnanian Enterprises president/CEO, provides perspective on interest rates and the need to raise more capital.

  • Why are Re-Fi Costs Going Up?  Monday, 19 Sep 2011 | 7:29 PM ET

    Fees at Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae are about to go up. CNBC's Diana Olick explains why.

  • Good Time to Invest in Australia Property  Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 9:40 PM ET

    Ana Bennett, Property Adviser at Lachlan Partners, says now is a good time to invest in Australian property. She reveals where are the best places to invest in.

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